Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : openoffice.org(2)/-amd64, ia32-libs-openoffice.org vulnerabilities (USN-444-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A stack overflow was discovered in OpenOffice.org's StarCalc parser.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a
remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2007-0238)

A flaw was discovered in OpenOffice.org's link handling code. If a
user were tricked into clicking a link in a specially crafted
document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands
with user privileges. (CVE-2007-0239).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28041 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0238
CVE-2007-0239